The New Yorker Recommends Spectrum Concert

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  • September 19, 2018

Check out this listing from The New Yorker for my Spectrum concert! For some musicians, every note has its own hue. Others find that certain phrases taste bitter, or feel rough. For Jenny Q Chai, a pianist whose dazzling facility is matched by her deep musicality, some pieces explode with “strong colors and light,” phenomena that she learned to re-create …

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Spectrum Presents Jenny Q Chai in Sonorous Brushes

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  • September 19, 2018

On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 8:00pm, Spectrum presents contemporary Chinese-American pianist Jenny Q Chai in Sonorous Brushes, a multi-sensory program employing Chai’s unique form of synesthesia. The program explores repertoire that lives at the intersection of color and sound, exploring this meeting of the senses through important works of the colorful Impressionistic era paired with new works created using …

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Wigmore Hall Presents Pianist Jenny Q Chai

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  • June 18, 2018

Just as painters and visual artists employ the vast range of colors in the chromatic spectrum, composers and performers use the endless sonic spectrum to create and evoke musical worlds. As a pianist and an amateur painter, I have discovered a personal form of synesthesia – a melding of senses – in regards to how I experience music. This quasi-impressionistic and expressionistic program …

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My very first Talk Show appearance – The Nite Show

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  • April 6, 2018

  This Saturday night: a brand spankin’ new show with internationally known contemporary pianist, Jenny Q Chai. Find out what she has in common with Janet Jackson during our all-new episode, which also features our annual list of Maine personalities who have “Never Won an EMMY.” Statewide – Saturday night! 7:30 p.m. on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland 11:30 p.m. …

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